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Pre-College Details

The Emory Pre-College Program (noncredit) offers students an opportunity to experience many aspects of college life.

  • Study in a college-level academic course taught by Emory faculty, a unique benefit of our program
  • Receive written assessment at the end of the program
  • Certificate of Completion awarded upon conclusion of program
  • Create global friendships
  • Explore a vibrant campus and all it has to offer with access to Emory facilities
  • Participate in a university community
  • Discover Atlanta and Emory with extra-curricular activities
  • Live on a university campus , commute daily or join online



Our program size ensures students receive personal attention from faculty and residence life staff.

 Average class size        Average residential students       Program size                         

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emory exploration

Enrichment sessions consisting of College 101 workshops and degree explorations designed to help high school students prepare for their college admission process and beyond.

Students will have the opportunity to engage with Emory students (undergraduate and graduate), faculty, staff, and administrators from schools within the university -- Rollins School of Public Health, Laney Graduate School, School of Medicine, and Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. These sessions will help equip students to understand and prioritize what to look for in a four-year college or university and beyond. 


Eagle Excursions & Extra-Curricular Activities

Student Life does not end in the classroom. Eagle Excursions are for students to experience Atlanta landmarks, such as the Coca Cola Museum, Atlanta Braves or United game, GA Aquarium and more.

  • Meet your Pre-College peers during evening activities hosted by Residence Life Mentors, who plan to help you enjoy navigating the challenges and rewards of being part of our Pre-College community.

  • Enjoy some time to simply have fun and get to know your peers.

  • Additional extra-curricular activities will be offered in the afternoons and evenings on and off campus.


Summer College Details

Emory Summer College is a nonresidential program in which exceptional high school students, who have completed their sophomore or junior year, may enroll in Emory undergraduate courses and earn college credit.

Note: International students are eligible for Emory Summer College online courses. An F-1 visa is required for on-campus courses only.

  • Learn alongside Emory undergraduates
  • Begin an official college transcript with transferable credits
  • Join a virtual course from anywhere around the world
  • Explore a vibrant campus and all it has to offer with access to Emory facilities for in-person classes

* Participation in live synchronous virtual sessions is expected, just as you’d be expected to attend classes on campus.



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of classes have fewer than 30 students